SPOILER for _Dragon_...what's up with Vlad, again?

Mark A Mandel mam at theworld.com
Mon Feb 10 16:12:57 PST 2003

On Mon, 10 Feb 2003, David Silberstein wrote:

#On Mon, 10 Feb 2003, Philip Hart wrote:
#>Kiera has been reported to have claimed to have done that.  I never
#>believed the report - thought it was self-aggrandizement.  "Self", I
#>should write.
#Well, considering that (a) she made the report herself and (b) she has
#been shown to be exceedingly highly skilled, and exceedingly careful,
#I see no reason to doubt her.  Also, she doesn't seem to boast at all,
#although she does occasionally show off, just to remind people that
#she really is as good as her reputation and not to be trifled with.

And she says in _Orca_ that she's never done anything as Kiera the Thief
that Kiera couldn't do. I suspect that with a long enough lifetime one
could learn an awful lot of even non-magical and non-psychic sneakiness.

-- Mark A. Mandel
   a Steven Brust Dragaera fan website